What are the dilemmas in "The Sniper" by Liam O'Flaherty?

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A dilemma is a situation where an individual must make a difficult choice. Throughout Liam O'Flaherty's classic short story "The Sniper ," the unnamed Republican sniper faces several dilemmas. The first dilemma the sniper faces concerns how he can safely enjoy a cigarette without drawing the attention of the enemy sniper stationed on the opposite rooftop. Immediately after lighting the cigarette, the sniper is shot at and ducks to avoid the enemy sniper. The second dilemma the sniper faces is how to recover from being shot in the forearm and survive the difficult situation. The Republican sniper addresses this issue by cleaning the wound with iodine and dressing it. The third dilemma concerns how the Republican sniper will kill the enemy sniper stationed on the opposite rooftop. He solves this dilemma by creating an elaborate ruse, which gives the enemy sniper the false impression of having shot and killed the enemy. The Republican sniper...

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